Summer Programs
Onward Israel

Onward Israel is a framework for six to ten week immersive and resume building experiences in Israel for students and recent graduates from all over the world. Many Onward Israel programs are specifically constructed through a partnership between Onward Israel and a Jewish community or organization. For those that are not eligible through a partner program, Onward Israel offers Theme Based programs based on applicants’ desired field of work. Our programs are intended as a more meaningful and immersive follow-up to an initial, short-term experience in Israel.


Phone Number 212-339-6941 


MJE Edidin Heritage Trip to Israel

Whether you have been before or it is your first time, MJE’s summer trip to Israel is the perfect way to see our country and connect to our homeland. From Jerusalem hot spots to the mystical Tzfat, volunteering and a Shabbat spent with locals, join other 20’s & 30’s for this meaningful experience! Email for more info!

The Nesiya Institute Programs

The six-week summer Kehillah Experience is Nesiya's flagship program, which was first conducted in 1985. Participants in Kehillah include North American and Israeli high school students from diverse religious, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.


OTZMA is a service-based leadership development program designed to offer Jewish adults ages 20-26 (college graduates preferred) an opportunity to live and volunteer in Israel for 10 months in a variety of settings.
Otzma participants gain an insider's perspective while working and learning in three consecutive and distinct tracks, including immigrant absorption, areas of urban renewal, social service work experiences and kibbutz. Throughout the ten months (August – June) they move from place to place, interacting with people of diverse backgrounds throughout the country.

Pardes Summer Programs

Join us for a powerful experience with the outstanding Pardes faculty. At Pardes, men and women of diverse backgrounds and belief systems encounter the most compelling and challenging texts of Jewish tradition. Our students are offered a unique experience of intellectual openness, rigorous textual analysis and opportunities for personal spiritual growth.

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